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I have found Facebook fun and entertaining in many ways, even though I don’t play any of the games there.   I like keeping up with friends and family.  I’ve gotten over the problem of connecting with...

Apologies Notwithstanding

Have you noticed?  So many public persons are issuing apologies these days.  Tiger Woods. The Pope.  The Israelies.  Not enough Republicans and/or Democrats.  Especially the latter political groups- ...

No State Funds Were Expended to Bring Me here

I’ve been coming to the Charleston Conference since 1989. That first year, the only reason I was able to attend was because Katina waived my registration. Since I was moving from one institution to a...

The new ATG online

The Charleston Conference is coming up next week so I suppose it is time to learn the new interface for ATG online. I’ve used WordPress before, but it’s been awhile. I was just getting th...

Games People Play – Labor Day, Sept 7, 2009

Apparently there is a major marketing scheme afoot to bring back the Beatles in a big way and 09/09/09 is the special day for that purpose. In yesterday’s Sunday newspaper advertisement inserts, all ...

Editing the Blog – Thanks Marcie

My last blog entry was probably the craziest thing I ever posted online and after reading it to my best friend Marcie (who does not do computers, not to mention Facebook) she told me to pull it. I...

Exactly a Year Ago We Were Unpacking

Tonight I looked over the last year’s worth of this blog, and I am pleased to report that I am still thrilled to be here. Tomorrow is the 1 year anniversary of my job at ECU. I still marvel at ...

Memorial Day Musings

Joe and I went to the beach for the afternoon yesterday (Sunday), which seems completely surreal to me, that it’s possible to do this. We’re 90 minutes from Atlantic Beach and 2 hours fro...

May Musings after "the fall"

The State of N.C. budget gates came crashing down in mid-April, and it left us all somewhat stunned. We are actually sending books back to publishers and vendors, we’ve stopped the approval pla...

Blogging my Blog – Whoa – Now it's April!

It’s been awhile (January) since I’ve contributed to this Blog, and Katina, my apologies for not keeping up with it. I have to admit that I’ve been blogging in my mind, but haven’t been putting my th...

Amazing New Year!

Due to a surprise snow storm, ECU was closed on Tuesday and Wednesday Jan. 20-21 which meant I got to stay home on Tuesday. This gave me the chance to watch the Presidental inauguration festivities. ...